The Theater: Change of Plans

One by one the big names were knocked off—Sam Snead, Lloyd Mangrum, Jimmy Demaret. By the final round of the Professional Golfers' Association tournament at the Scioto course (Columbus, Ohio) last week, the interest focused on two little-known pros who never made much of a splash in the circuit. Both were "teaching pros" who made their money coaching Sunday golfers on their home courses.

Over the last 36 holes Henry Williams Jr., 33-year-old Pennsylvanian, faded back into obscurity. But his opponent, a balding, 36-year-old Virginian named Chandler Harper, jumped off to a fast...

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